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  • 7 years ago

    Even by Nickelback standards, Dark Horse is ridiculously brazen, comically outsized and defiantly Bruckheimer-esque. The songs not explicitly about bonin' chicks concern such subjects as romancin' chicks ("I'd Come for You," an unapologetic quote ...

  • 9 years ago

    Gwen Stefani's shtick has come to embody an entire female generation's attitude toward good times and spending money. Simply check out The Sweet Escape highlight reel: "Breakin' Up" is a possible transcript of a customer-service call with Verizon....

  • 9 years ago

    One of these dudes is the touring guitarist for Dashboard Confessional. How kooky is that? Not as kooky as the jams you're gonna find on this record! The two boys in Ratatat go their own way, and that way involves crafting pointillist instrumental...

  • 9 years ago

    Hippies, though admirable and well-intentioned, often compensate for their excellent politics with profoundly lousy art. Which is a real bummer, as our current political situation is profoundly lousy--as you might have heard, we're living through ...

  • 9 years ago

    Xtina, Paris, Jessica and Beyoncé have all just released records. Are you up to speed on your pop pabulum? 1. A "Freakum Dress" is: a) A song on Beyoncé's new album b) Something Bill Clinton would just rather forget c) The title of t...

  • 11 years ago

    It feels real nice to deliver the news that a veteran band that has influenced hundreds of acts during its tenure has released its final album, and that the album sounds every bit as good as the records it was releasing 10 years ago. Luna's Rendez...